DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2018.07.004
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Priscila Kaufmann Corrêa

Abstract: The writers of this study are the Countess de Ségur, Louisa May Alcott and Maria Clarice Marinho Villac, from France, the United States and Brazil, respectively. It's possible to identify a connection in their life trajectories-aristocratic and bourgeois families-and the ability to write their books. These publications address a specific audience, composed of children and young people, especially females.The representation of femininity in the narratives is related to the representation of family and religiosi…

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